About Us

A family business, with traditional values. We understand the importance customers place on long term and trusting relationships.



The family has been in East Lothian since 1805 and remains committed to traditional Scottish Values, providing a personal service to our customers is at the core of everything we do.

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Diverse Interests

The family interests over the generations have included Banking, Engineering, Farming and Property, these remain our speciality

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A Link with the past

The Houstoun family has links back to 970 in Dol in France, connected to many of the important events in the history of Scotland either directly or through marriage these are recorded in our extensive database. If you have a genuine interest in genealogy contact us and we will give you access to our database with over 55,000 entries.